Brown Advisory Student-Managed Investment Fund
The Brown Advisory Student-Managed Investment Fund Program offers a unique opportunity for students to develop and utilize their investment skills by providing real-life investing experience. Originally founded as the Alex. Brown Student-Managed Investment Fund and recently renamed to honor the fund’s founder’s firm, the program oversees a student-managed fund of hundreds of thousands of dollars in equities. Students participating in the program have front-line responsibility for researching, recommending, and executing equity trades. The program includes field trips to finance markets and conferences, extensive interaction with mentors in the field, and ongoing research and learning opportunities that help prepare motivated, talented students for careers in the investment field. The investment program is open to all majors who are interested in gaining knowledge of the real investment world or planning to work in the finance industry after graduation.
The Brown Advisory Fund hit a new high-water mark in March 2019 rising to $1mm + . As of March 31, 2019, fund assets now total $1,000,595 versus the original Fund investment of $500,000 in 2008. And, the Fund performance was up 2.21% in March 2019 versus the S&P 500 up 1.79%. This is even more impressive considering that the Fund has a cash position of nearly 20%!